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Mozilla Thunderbird and Hotmail

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by richard_greg, Sep 1, 2004.

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  1. richard_greg

    richard_greg Thread Starter

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    hi, i was just wondering whether i can setup mozilla thunderbird to receive my hotmail emails, just for convenience, is this possible?

    cheers, Rich
     
  2. shadowcat

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    You will need a third-party program like Hotmail Popper. You have to set your incoming STMP address to "localhost" and your outgoing STMP address to your ISP STMP address (usually "mail.ISPname.com" or "mail.ISPname.net", etc.)

    You have to have Hotmail Popper running to check your mail or else you will receive an error from Thunderbird (unable to connect to the account, or something).
     
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    hotmail popper version 2.1.1 is free or enter 99999999997 into purchase box for version 3.0.2 which expires after 100 messages .....
     
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